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misunderstood

mis·un·der·stood

misunderstood

 
pronunciation:
mIs uhn dr stUd
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Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not understood or interpreted correctly.
an often misunderstood poem
definition 2: not appreciated; misjudged.
The delinquent was a misunderstood youth.
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